Auto Manual of VW Passat B5

VW Passat
The maintenance instruction
1. Maintenance service
2. Engines
3. Cooling system
4. Fuel system
5. Engine management
6. An exhaust system
7. Transmission
8. A running gear
9. A steering
- 10. Brake system
   10.2. The general information
   10.3. Systems ABS/EBV/EDS/ASR/ESP
   10.4. Check of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
    10.5. Replacement of lobbies brake колодок
   10.6. Replacement back brake колодок
   10.7. Check of a brake disk
   10.8. A brake disk
   10.9. Prorolling of hydraulic brake system
    10.10. Brake pipelines and hoses
   10.11. The stoplight switch
   10.12. The lever of a manual brake
   10.13. Adjustment of a manual brake
    10.14. A cable of a manual brake
   10.15. The basic malfunctions of brakes
11. A body
12. Heating, ventilation
13. An electric equipment


10.4. Check of the vacuum amplifier of brakes

The vacuum amplifier of brakes reduces effort to a brake pedal, facilitating thereby driving. Work of the vacuum amplifier of brakes is based on depression use in an inlet collector. At an exit of the vacuum amplifier out of operation working capacity of brake system is not broken, but for pressing of a pedal of a brake it is necessary to apply considerably большее effort.

Press a brake pedal some times at the idle engine to create in cavities of the vacuum amplifier the identical pressure close to the atmospheric. Simultaneously on the effort put to a pedal, define, whether there is no jamming of the case of the valve. Stop педель brakes in the middle of its course and start the engine. At the serviceable vacuum amplifier the pedal of a brake after engine start should leave forward. If the pedal does not leave forward, check up fastening of a tip of a hose, connection of fastening of a flange of a tip in the amplifier, a hose and union condition. On cars with diesel engines check up working capacity of the vacuum pump.